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WCEL: Climate Accountability Letters: An introduction for local governments

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201743 Views

March 08, 2017

Subject(s):    Carbon Majors, Climate Law in our Hands

Author(s):    Andrew Gage

Summary:

Over 50 community groups from around BC – organizations focused on health, faith, human rights and environment – have asked BC’s local governments to take action to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for its role in the climate costs being caused by fossil fuel pollution.

In the short term, the 50+ organizations ask municipalities (or regional districts) to send “Climate Accountability Letters” to 20 of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies.  These letters demand that the companies pay for climate costs that are being incurred by each community. This brief will answer some questions that local governments may have about why each community should send Climate Accountability Letters.

Publication Date:     February 2017

Publisher:     West Coast Environmental Law

Year:     2017

Full text:     LocalGovtIntrotoClimateAccountability.pdf

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